What's been going on in LALIGA this past week? Here are 10 of the top stories, from Atleti's derby delight to Xavi and Balde's new contracts.
A fascinating Matchday 6 of the LALIGA EA SPORTS season is now in the books, with several storylines created along the way. Here's all you need to know.
Morata and Griezmann lead Atleti to derby delight
The first Madrid Derby of the season took place on Sunday night and Atlético de Madrid emerged with a 3-1 victory over Real Madrid at the Estadio Cívitas Metropolitano. All three of Los Rojiblancos' goals were headed goals from crosses, with Álvaro Morata producing two of them and Antoine Griezmann the other. The result puts Atleti right in the mix in the title race.
FC Barcelona go top of LALIGA EA SPORTS
Combined with the result of the Madrid Derby, FC Barcelona's 3-2 victory over RC Celta in Matchday 6 means the defending champions have moved to the top of the table. Xavi's side produced a remarkable comeback in the final 10 minutes against the Galician side, ultimately winning 3-2 thanks to a late brace from Robert Lewandowski and a dramatic winner from João Cancelo. That puts Barça on 16 points and on top of the standings.
Girona FC are a force to be reckoned with
In second place and level with FC Barcelona on 16 points are Girona FC, as the Catalan club won again in Matchday 6. This time Míchel's side overcame RCD Mallorca 5-3, participating in yet another thrilling game and scoring yet more goals. Having taken five wins and a draw to start the season, Girona FC are a clearly a force to be reckoned with.
UD Las Palmas' first LALIGA EA SPORTS win since 2018
At the sixth attempt, UD Las Palmas secured their first victory of the season, as a 92nd Kirian RodríguezRead on tribalfootball.com